Stray dog numbers on the rise in the North West

There's been a huge increase in the number of stray dogs on our streets.

Dog rescue charities say some of those are so-called, "status dogs" many of which have been injured and abused. They fear if numbers continue to rise at this rate, they'll have to turn many away


Stray dog numbers rise

There's been a rise in the number of stray dogs in the North West. The Dogs' Trust in Merseyside says figures are up 81% in four years.